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11/25/2020 - 3:29pm
Two free COVID-19 testing events for those showing symptoms of the virus or those who have been in close contact with positive cases have now been scheduled by the Central Shenandoah Health District for the Rockbridge area for next week. The first...

Sports

AmeriCorps Team Tackles NBSP Projects

AFTER helping to re-routing the Blue Ridge trail and sawing trees, a National Civilian Community Corps team leader looks out at the newly improved viewpoint.

11/25/2020 - 12:00am
A team with the Ameri-Corps National Civilian Community Corps recently completed a month-long service project at Natural Bridge State Park. The group of 10 built a campsite, improved trails, and cut trees to create better views, “so that [the park...

Arts & Entertainment

11/25/2020 - 12:00am
Washington and Lee University’s Sustainability and Energy Education Programs are recognized for their work on campus in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index. A publication from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (...

Obituaries

BONNIE REED
11/25/2020 - 12:00am
Bonnie Jean Reed, 67, of Natural Bridge died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at her home. Born Jan. 23, 1953, in Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Lula Mull Slough and Jackson A. Slough. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her...

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  • 1867 Election Notables

    ALL 12 CHILDREN of Cornelia and William Washington likely gathered at the time of William’s 1903 funeral for this photograph in Michael Miley’s Lexington studio. Cornelia is seated in front (second from right); William may well be the subject of the portrait spotlighted on the back wall. William Lee Washington Jr. stands just below the portrait, in a white tie (back row, fifth from left). (courtesy of W&L Special Collections.)

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